About FTGS

The Feminist Theory and Gender Studies (FTGS) section of the International Studies Association brings together scholars who apply feminist theory to International Relations or look at the field through a gender lens. In addition, those whose interests focus on gender-related topics throughout the field of international studies, including women in development and cross-cultural comparative studies, are encouraged to participate. The section provides mechanisms for discussion and exchange about the international dimension of scholarship on gender and about the gender dimension of scholarship in international affairs.

Thursday, December 4, 2014

New Publication; Joanna Tidy

(2014) Gender, Dissenting Subjectivity and the Contemporary Military Peace Movement in Body of War. Joanna Tidy. International Feminist Journal of Politics.

Available at: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14616742.2014.967128#.VIEAPjF4oWl

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Saturday, November 15, 2014

New Publications; Catherine Baker

(2014) ‘The Local Workforce of International Intervention in the Yugoslav Successor States: “Precariat” or “Projectariat”? Towards an Agenda for Future Research’. Catherine Baker. International Peacekeeping. 21 (1): 91-106. 

(2014) ‘The View from the Back of the Warrior: Mobility, Privilege and Power during the International Intervention in Bosnia-Herzegovina’. Catherine Baker. In Mobilities in Socialist and Post-Socialist States: Societies on the Move, ed. Kathy Burrell and Kathrin Hörschelmann: 148-72. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Monday, September 29, 2014

New Publication; Louise Olsson and Theodora-Ismene Gizelis

(2014) "Advancing Gender and Peacekeeping Research." Louise Olsson and Theodora-Ismene Gizelis. International Peacekeeping. 21(4): 520-528.

Available at: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13533312.2014.946742#tabModule

Monday, September 22, 2014

New Publication; Various Authors

(2014) Special Issue: Not Such an International Human Rights Norm? Local Resistance to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Rights. Journal of Human Rights. 13(3).

Available at: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/cjhr20/.VA1pqEiAZI4#.VBirL2P1aUk

"Special Issue: Not Such an International Human Rights Norm? Local Resistance to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Rights—Preliminary Comments."
By: Cai Wilkinson & Anthony J. Langlois

"Strange Fruit: Homophobia, the State, and the Politics of LGBT Rights and Capabilities."
By: Michael J. Bosia

"Queer Rights and the Triangulation of Western Exceptionalism."
By: Momin Rahman

"Performing the Nation: Contesting Same-Sex Marriage Rights in the United States."
By: Karen Zivi

"Human Rights, 'Orientation,' and ASEAN."
By: Anthony J. Langlois

"Resisting LGBT Rights Where “We Have Won”: Canada and Great Britain."
By: Katherine Browne & Catherine J. Nash

"With Arms Wide Shut: Threat Perception, Norm Reception, and Mobilized Resistance to LGBT Rights."
By: Phillip M. Ayoub

"Putting 'Traditional Values' Into Practice: The Rise and Contestation of Anti-Homopropaganda Laws in Russia."
By: Cai Wilkinson

Monday, September 15, 2014

New Publications; Shirin Rai

(Forthcoming) "Political Performance: A framework for Analysing Democratic Politics." Shirin Rai. Political Studies. Available at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1467-9248.12154/abstract

(2014- Korean version) Gender and the Political Economy of Development. Shirin Rai. Translated by Jinock Lee.  (2002, Polity- Original version).

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

New Publication; Debra J. Liebowitz and Susanne Zwingel

(Forthcoming) "Gender Equality Oversimplified: Using CEDAW to Counter the Measurement Obsession." Debra J. Liebowitz and Susanne Zwingel. International Studies Review, September, currently under early view:


Thursday, August 28, 2014

Recent Publication; Saara Särmä

2014. Junk Feminism and Nuclear Wannabes - Collaging Parodies of Iran and North Korea. Saara Särmä. Acta Electronica Universitatis Tamperensis: 1446. Tampere University Press. 

Available electronically at http://urn.fi/URN:ISBN:978-951-44-9535-9

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Recent Publication; Multiple Authors

2014. Special Issue: Debating Pussy Riot. Nationalities Papers: The Journal of Nationalism and Ethnicity. Vol. 42 (No. 4) http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/cnap20/42/4#.U-O5TrElOUk

Peter Rutland, "The Pussy Riot affair: gender and national identity in Putin's Russia."

Janet Elise Johnson, "Pussy Riot as a feminist project: Russia's gendered informal politics."

Valerie Sperling, "Russian feminist perspectives on Pussy Riot."

Marina Yusupova, "Pussy Riot: a feminist band lost in history and translation."

Emily Channell, "Is sextremism the new feminism?"

Gulnaz Sharafutdinova, "The Pussy Riot affair and Putin's demarche from sovereign democracy to sovereign morality"

Ilya Yablokov, "Pussy Riot as agent provocateur: conspiracy theories and the media construction of nation in Putin's Russia."

Monday, July 7, 2014

Recent Publication; Alexis Leanna Henshaw

2014. "Geographies of Tolerance: Human Development, Heteronormativity, and Religion." Alexis Leanna Henshaw. Sexuality and Culture. Published online May 11, 2014. DOI: 10.1007/s12119-014-9231-8.

Monday, May 12, 2014

Recent Publication; Stephanie Szitanyi

2014. "Semiotic Readings of the USS Midway Museum." Stephanie Szitanyi. International Feminist Journal of Politics. Published Online 27 Mar 2014, DOI: 10.1080/14616742.2013.876300.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Recent Publications; Tiina Vaittinen

2014. "The Power of the Vulnerable Body: A New Political Understanding of Care." Tiina Vaittinen. International Feminist Journal of Politics.

2014. "Reading Global Care Chaions as Migrant Trajectories: A Theoretical Framework for the Understanding of Structural Change." Tiina Vaittinen. Women's Studies International Forum.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

New Book; Sungju Park-Kang

2014. Fictional International Relations: Gender, Pain and Truth. Sungju Park-Kang. (Routledge.) ISBN: 978-0-415-71861-5.


Monday, April 21, 2014

Recent Book; Caron Gentry

2013. Offering Hospitality: Questioning Christian Approaches to War. Caron E. Gentry. Notre Dame Press.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Recent Publication; Cynthia Weber

2014. Why is there no Queer International Theory? Cynthia Weber. European Journal of International Relations. doi:10.1177/1354066114524236.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

New Book; Swati Parashar

2014. Women and Militant Wars: The politics of injury. Swati Parashar. (Routledge.) ISBN: 978-0-415-82796-6.

Friday, February 21, 2014

New Books; Lily Ling

2014. Imagining World Politics: Sihar & Shenya, A Fable for Our Times. L.H.M. Ling. (Routledge.) ISBN: 978-0-415-71884-4.

2014. The Dao of World Politics: Towards a Post-Westphalian, Worldist International Relations. L.H.M. Ling. (Routledge.) ISBN: 978-0-415-60377-5.

Friday, February 14, 2014

New Book; Angela B. McCracken

2014. The Beauty Trade: Youth, Gender, and Fashion Globalization. Angela B. McCracken. (Oxford University Press) ISBN: 9780199908066.

Monday, February 10, 2014

Recent and Forthcoming Publications; Maya Eichler

2014. “Citizenship and the Contracting out of Military Work: From National Conscription to Globalized Recruitment,” Maya Eichler. Citizenship Studies. doi: 10.1080/14616742.2013.781441

2013. “Gender and the Privatization of Security: Neoliberal Transformation of the Militarized Gender Order,” Maya Eichler. Critical Studies on Security. 1, no: 4: 311-325.

2013. “Women and Combat in Canada: Continuing Tensions Between ‘Difference’ and ‘Equality’,” Maya Eichler. Critical Studies on Security. 1, no. 2: 257-259.

Friday, February 7, 2014

Recent Publication; Alexis Henshaw

2013. "'An Everyday Affair': A Deeper Look at the Causes of Sexual Violence." Alexis Leanna Henshaw. Journal of Human Security Studies, 2(2).

Friday, January 31, 2014

Recent and Forthcoming Publications; Genevieve LeBaron

2014. Protest Inc: The Corporatization of Activism. P. Dauvergne & G. LeBaron. Cambridge: Polity. ISBN: 9780745669496.



2014. "Reconceptualising Debt Bondage: Debt as a Class-Based Form of Labor Discipline." G. LeBaron. Critical Sociology. Special issue, The Politics of Debt and Discipline: Money, Law, and the State. Edited by Susanne Soederberg & Adrienne Roberts. DOI: 10.1177/0896920513512695


2013. "Unfree Labor Beyond Binaries: Social Hierarchy, Insecurity, and Labor Market Restructuring." G. LeBaron. International Feminist Journal of Politics.


2013. Forced Labour’s Business Models and Supply Chains. J. Allain, A. Crane, G. LeBaron & L. Behbahani. York: The Joseph Rowntree Foundation.


Friday, January 24, 2014

New Book; Juanita Elias and Samanthi J. Gunawardana

2013. The Global Political Economy of the Household in Asia. Juanita Elias and Samanthi J. Gunawardana eds. (Palgrave MacMillan) ISBN: 978-1-137-33889-1.


Saturday, January 18, 2014

Recent Publications; Shirin Rai

2013. New Frontiers in Feminist Political Economy. Shirin M. Rai and Georgina Waylen, eds.  (London Routledge). ISBN: 978-0-415-53981-4.


2013. “Depletion: the cost of social reproduction.” Shirin M. Rai , Catherine Hoskyns & Dania Thomas. International Feminist Journal of Politics.


Wednesday, January 1, 2014